Democracy Now! Monday, September 29, 2003
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CIA Calls For Investigation On Wilson Affair
NYT: INC & Ahmad Chalabi Provided Faulty Intelligence
House Leaders Call on Tenent For Investigation on Iraq Intelligence
Dean & Kerry Call for Rumsfeld to Resign
Gen. Zinni Questions Bush on Iraq
Father: “My Son Died Because Bush Lied”
Congress Members Call For Independent Probe of White House Leak That Blew CIA Operative's Cover After CIA Refers Investigation To Justice Dept.
The CIA operative’s identity was revealed by senior administration officials in July, a week after her husband former ambassador to Iraq, Joseph C. Wilson IV, publicly challenged President Bush’s claim that Iraq had tried to buy uranium from Africa. It is a felony for someone with authorized access to classified information to intentionally disclose a covert operative’s identity.
Halabja: How Bush Sr. Continued to Support Saddam After the 1988 Gassing of Thousands And Bush Jr. Used it As a Pretext For War 15 Years Later
After the Halabja gassing President Bush I and Sen. Bob Dole fought sanctions against Iraq even though the gassing killed thousands and was reportedly carried out in part by U.S.-made helicopters. From 1989 to 1990 the gassing was mentioned about once a month in major press outlets, yet in the three weeks leading up to the 2003 invasion, the press mentioned it 150 times. In 15 years the gassing went from an untold story to a pretext for invasion.